Nevada Watch Posts

Health Insurance Special Enrollment Period Opens

February 18, 2021

President Joe Biden signed a package of health care-related executive orders in late January that, among other initiatives, will reopen HealthCare.gov for a special, three-month insurance enrollment period starting Monday, Feb. 15. Read More

How Does The Federal Government Determine How Many Doses Nevada Should Get?

February 4, 2021

"We could use 'em", says University Medical Center CEO Mason Van Houweling. “The county and the state have done their part advocating for our state. I think it is just more of a federal allocation issue, and we're ready to go. We're ready to deliver on this,” he told me Tuesday at the county’s public hospital. Read More

Las Vegas Hospital To Issue ‘Disaster’ Alert

January 21, 2021

With COVID-19 patients pushing hospitals across Southern Nevada to near capacity, one Las Vegas hospital issued a disaster declaration over the weekend. St. Rose Dominican Hospital, San Martin campus, issued the declaration Saturday, when a surge in patients increased occupancy in its intensive care unit to 137 percent, according to an email obtained by the Review-Journal that was sent by the administration to hospital physicians. Read More